About Salt Lake

Nestled on the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and overlooking the largest inland lake in the western US, Salt Lake is home to a pioneering past, and an exciting future.

Combining the amenities of a major metropolitan area with the friendliness of a quaint, mountain town, Salt Lake is an ideal location for your next vacation, meeting/convention or your next family gathering. A beautiful, safe, and vibrant destination, Salt Lake combines unparalleled access to natural recreation, a bustling economy, dynamic nightlife, remarkable history, warm hospitality, and Utah's Greatest Snow on Earth.™

If you need more information or help planning your trip to Salt Lake, please reach out to our Visitor Information Specialists. If they don't know the answer, they will direct your question to someone who does.

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Sometimes you need an answer right away. While we love to hear from you, and are happy to answer any question you might have, we've compiled this list of our most frequently asked questions so you can get your answer sooner than later.

Salt Lake lies in a mountain valley with the Wasatch Mountains to the east and north. The Oquirrh (pronounced "oaker") Mountains border the western edge of the valley. Salt Lake's official elevation is 4,330 feet/1,320 meters above sea level.